Sony has confirmed that the reason Skype will only work on the PSP Slim & Lite is due to memory constraints. The original PSP (PSP-1000) has 32 MB of memory, whereas the newer Slim & Lite model (PSP-2000) has 64MB.
i have both
So Video Chat confirmed? ;o
Thought so, thats the only main difference between the 2 PSP's.
EDIT: not sure why some n00b disagreed but hey, f*ck um.
Now you have four disagrees. A lot of idiots on this site. I've posted things before that are just fact and no kind of attack and got disagrees. It's stupid. I don't see a single problem with what you wrote. I wish it would tell who disagreed with you so you could just start clicking on disagree on all their posts.
Good thing I have a PSP-Slim then.
More reason for me to get a new one? Unfortunately I bought the old model a month before E3 so...ar. I'll think about it.
I have sent sony emails saying they need to add mem stick virtual memory support to the next fw update. It would be sweet to allocate a portion of your memory stick to cache things like web pages and game loads. A simple option to set aside 32mb or 64 or 256mb or whatever amount. It would not only improve performance but also allow for things like this skype.
Sony will want Phat owners to buy the Slim. If that wasnt the case they would be exactly the same (apart from size).
i would hope that sony will do just that in an upcoming update, how about giving the people who bought it when it first came out some consideration. especially since i can just swap out my old 32 mb memory stick and pop in a gig. i would imagine that it would have enough space so the skype will be able to function properly on my PSP-1000
Do you think that would work though? How fast is the interface between the memory stick slot and the real RAM? I think I'd rather buy a new PSP than deal with that. If I cared about a feature that didn't work on my old PSP. I don't care about using Skype so it doesn't matter.
phat has 32 mb and slim has 64 mb , and the ability to hook up to a big screen. That extra memory will also help when web browsing w/psp.
I still have phat waiting to see if they do a crisis core + slim bundle in US come march.
Oh, so that's why... Makes sense, I guess.
I'm glad I got the slim just for the videoout alone. Downloading a bunch of movies on the psp, and then just putting a cord in a tv. Playing it. That beats a dvd player anyday.
Homebrew devs can do what Sony can't.
[Release] Make phone calls with your PSP!
Its beta, but works on both PSPs
Dark_Alex cant make an extra 32 mb of ram pop out of thin air, no matter how good a coder he is.
my brother-in-law won't be happy though. He was just telling me 50% of his games are broke because of the cheap flimsy plastic case or something to that affect. He said he can still get them to work but you have to close it just right. I sold mine because it was more a paper weight then anything else.
on homebrew rather than just acting like a n00b and selling it because it didnt do what you want without some effort.
EDIT: SOME USEFUL LINKS FOR PPL WHO WANT TO UNLEASH THE POWER OF THEIR PSP
Homebrew for noobs.... http://www.dcemu.co.uk/vbul...
PSP Emulators and ISOs.... http://www.informit.com/art...
Homebrew Forums.... http://www.psphomebrew.net/
EDIT @ Marceles, dude the only people who slag off the PSP are n00bs who dont know what its capable of.
edit* all of the systems you could've had..
- Amstrad CPC
- Apple II
- Chip 8
- Commodore 64
- Gameboy / GBC
- Gameboy Advance
- Neo Geo
- Nintendo 64
- Nintendo NES
- PlayStation One
- Sega Genesis Megadrive
- Sega Master System
- Super Nintendo SNES
- Turbo Grafx 16
- ZX Spectrum
Good job for selling the best handheld system in history
16gb flash in it
Hey all you what 15m people that purchased the psp fat....screw you!!!! we dont make stuff for you any more!
So hows that HDMI out working for the first 10 million xbox owners?
EDIT @ eLiNeS, dude i think theres more xbox owners who would like to use HDMI than there are PSP owners who want to use Skype. Think before you speak.
EDIT @ Darth..."Seems even the early adopters can do hdmi. It will just cost them but that is the price you pay for early adopting." like you said the price you pay for early adpoting, exactly the same as for the people who bought the PSP Phat, i dont get what your point is? M$ are a rip off? yeah i agree.
lol, baker thought he saw an opportunity...
*shakes my head*
Wow, Mighty knocked that one out of the park.
but if they need to they could get a converter. What are the 15m going to do with there phat PofSP? dump it in the trash is all.
Yup, Might_douche did a Gran Slam there alright, in fact how about those Hd-DVD add on that Microsoft tried to sell you?
Seems even the early adopters can do hdmi. It will just cost them but that is the price you pay for early adopting.
Edit: mighty...my point is that unlike the psp phat, early 360 users can actually use a feature that newer systems have. You said before that you cant pull an extra 32mb of mem out of thin air but with hdmi on early 360...seems that they can.
ms a rip off...to an extent. I really dislike their prices on their accessories. They should open the doors to 3rd party drives and controllers and stuff.
Why would I want HDMI when I use the VGA cable to my HDTV? I also use my PC via DVI to HDMI. 100% same connection. poor n00b.
Damn, i guess i have to get the psp slim
Got mine, send the firmware I wanna see some nekkie ho..wait um to talk
to some intelligent women....
I'll be damned. I got the Phat. Just when I thought I'd be able to hold out until PSP2 came out...Skype comes along.
its fuked up that sony puts this only on slim psp wat about all the ppl who bought the original psp? nice way to fuk over your customers sony. even though its a nice buisness stragety to get more ppl to swtich over to slim psp its still messed up for the most importnat ppl the CONSUMERS. ESPECIALLY the 1's who bought the first generation psps not the ppl who buy the slim psps cause its "in"
Good thing I bought a ceramic white PSP Slim imported from Japan to go with my white 360
Would have been better if they had put a sim card slot int the slim and kept it phat.
Im gonna trade my old one in and get the new one. But I will do this on the day chains of olympus comes out.
Ahh well i dont use Skype anyway
If a PSP Slim and Lite goes under £99 or a future 3rd generation comes out below £150, i might take the jump.
Good thing I sold my old PSP last yearo and bought a new one a few weeks ago ñ.ñ.
I'm still happy with my PSP phat. It's too early for me get rid of the phat. I will just buy the next PSP on launch.
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